FAQs

How can you get nominated for the Sheibley Award?

Nominations are open for the Sheibley Awards which is awarded annually and presented on the last day of the PA Cup Finals. Nominees are accepted from any PARA member who seeks to recognize an outstanding U18 or U21 racer. Evaluation is not based on athletic achievement; but instead, nominees are evaluated upon excellence in the following:

How do I find information about AO Timing?

Last year's note from Fred, this article will be updated when Fred provides current info. In the meantime, many valuable links are below. Dear AO Timing coordinators, Today, it's snowing hard and wet here in Pennsylvania! A great morning to think about ski racing.

May I wear knee braces?

FIS has recently ruled on how knee braces shall be worn while Alpine Ski Racing. Since USSA Alpine Ski racing follows the FIS ICR and Precisions, unless USSA makes an exception to the rule, this is how a knee brace may be worn while competing in Alpine ski racing Wearing A Knee Brace while Alpine Ski Racing